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Loqus HoldingsMTSE:LQS Stock Report

Market Cap

€6.7m

7D

0%

1Y

n/a

Updated

27 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials
LQS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

LQS Stock Overview

Loqus Holdings p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, provides fleet management, back-office processing, and ICT solutions in Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Australasia.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Loqus Holdings
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price€0.21
52 Week High€0.21
52 Week Low€0.05
Beta-0.29
1 Month Change228.13%
3 Month Changen/a
1 Year Changen/a
3 Year Change200.00%
5 Year Change27.27%
Change since IPO-67.46%

Recent News & Updates

Nov 07
We Think Loqus Holdings' (MTSE:LQS) Robust Earnings Are Conservative

We Think Loqus Holdings' (MTSE:LQS) Robust Earnings Are Conservative

When companies post strong earnings, the stock generally performs well, just like Loqus Holdings p.l.c.'s ( MTSE:LQS...

Mar 03
Loqus Holdings p.l.c. (MTSE:LQS) Looks Inexpensive After Falling 49% But Perhaps Not Attractive Enough

Loqus Holdings p.l.c. (MTSE:LQS) Looks Inexpensive After Falling 49% But Perhaps Not Attractive Enough

Loqus Holdings p.l.c. ( MTSE:LQS ) shares have had a horrible month, losing 49% after a relatively good period...

Shareholder Returns

LQSMT SoftwareMT Market
7D0%-6.6%-0.3%
1Yn/a23.6%3.5%

Return vs Industry: Insufficient data to determine how LQS performed against the MT Software industry.

Return vs Market: Insufficient data to determine how LQS performed against the MT Market.

Price Volatility

Is LQS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
LQS volatility
LQS Average Weekly Movementn/a
Software Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement4.8%
10% most volatile stocks in MT Market9.6%
10% least volatile stocks in MT Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine LQS's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine LQS's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1989116Joe Contihttps://www.loqusgroup.com

Loqus Holdings p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, provides fleet management, back-office processing, and ICT solutions in Europe, the Middle East, South Africa, and Australasia. It operates through Fleet Management, Original Equipment Manufacturers, Back Office Processing, and Projects segments. It offers RouteIT for route optimization; PlanIT, a graphical network planning tool that facilitates the analysis and optimization of depot locations and depot service regions within a PUD network; DispatchIT, a job management/dispatching and processing system designed to provide companies with an automated, end-to-end, and real time solution offering the necessary tools to manage on-the-field activities; and TrakIT, a fleet management tracking product.

Loqus Holdings Fundamentals Summary

How do Loqus Holdings's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
LQS fundamental statistics
Market Cap€6.70m
Earnings (TTM)€1.44m
Revenue (TTM)€8.05m

4.7x

P/E Ratio

0.8x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
LQS income statement (TTM)
Revenue€8.05m
Cost of Revenue€5.09m
Gross Profit€2.97m
Expenses€1.53m
Earnings€1.44m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)0.045
Gross Margin36.83%
Net Profit Margin17.86%
Debt/Equity Ratio33.8%

How did LQS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Loqus Holdings undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

4.66x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: LQS (€0.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value (€0.2)

Significantly Below Fair Value: LQS is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: LQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.7x) compared to the European Software industry average (42.6x).

PE vs Market: LQS is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.7x) compared to the MT market (24.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate LQS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: LQS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Software industry average (4.4x).


Future Growth

How is Loqus Holdings forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.1%

Forecasted Software industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Loqus Holdings has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Loqus Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

11.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: LQS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: LQS became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: LQS's earnings have grown by 11.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: LQS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: LQS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Software industry (25.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: LQS's Return on Equity (35.3%) is considered high.


Financial Health

How is Loqus Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: LQS's short term assets (€4.9M) do not cover its short term liabilities (€7.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: LQS's short term assets (€4.9M) exceed its long term liabilities (€1.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: LQS has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: LQS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 81.1% to 33.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: LQS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (197.1%).

Interest Coverage: LQS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Loqus Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LQS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LQS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LQS's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LQS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the MT market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

13.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Joe Conti (59 yo)

16.42yrs

Tenure

Mr. Joseph Fenech Conti, also known as Joe, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Loqus Holdings Plc (formerly, Loqus Holdings p.l.c. (formerly known as Datatrak Holdings Public Limited Company)) since J...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: LQS's management team is seasoned and experienced (13.2 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: LQS's board of directors are considered experienced (9.6 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Loqus Holdings p.l.c.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Loqus Holdings p.l.c.
  • Ticker: LQS
  • Exchange: MTSE
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Application Software
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: €6.699m
  • Shares outstanding: 31.90m
  • Website: https://www.loqusgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Loqus Holdings p.l.c.
  • SUB008A Industrial Estate
  • San Gwann
  • 3000
  • Malta

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/27 16:31
End of Day Share Price2021/11/01 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2021/06/30


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.